BATH — Robert E. Wing Sr., 62, died Feb. 3 at his home with his family by his side.
Wing was born in Lewiston on July 27, 1949, and was a son of Rex C. and Evelyn B. Wing. He attended Richmond schools and entered the U.S. Army where he served in the Vietnam War. He later worked at Arbauch Shoe in Brunswick and Worumbo Mill in Lisbon. He was also employed at Bath Iron Works as a welder and welding instructor until he retired in 2001 after 31 years.
On Sept. 2, 1972 he married Darlene Owen.
He enjoyed many things including collecting fantasy swords, anything Lady Death, tattooing, gardening and especially spending time with his family.
Wing was predeceased by his son, Robert E. Wing Jr., sister, Beverly Lebel and parents, Rex and Evelyn Wing.
He is survived by his wife, Darlene Wing of Bath; daughters Jessica Chambers and her husband, Mark, of Bath, and Sarah-Ann Wing of Bath; brothers Bruce Wing and his wife, Cathy, of Brunswick, and Kenneth Wing and his wife, Kathy, of Wiscasset; sister Crystal Rollins and her husband, Joel, of Brunswick; grandchildren James Chambers, Matthew Chambers and Jason Bisson Jr.; and many nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. On Feb. 19 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Middle St., Bath.